Cinematographer vs. Director Mode

Lighting Modes in FrameForge: Cinematographer and Director -- What's the difference?

If you're a director, chances are you're interested in using lights to help create a certain mood in a scene, without being too concerned about how to actually make that happen (you'll leave those little details up to the gaffers and DP). With this in mind, FrameForge provides Director Mode, which allows you to do things like adjusting a camera's f/stop to change its depth of field without automatically also changing the brightness of the set as seen through that camera—which isn't what would happen in real life, but makes getting your point across easier.

In Cinematographer Mode, on the other hand, you have full control over each camera, which means that f/stop and Depth of Field settings are linked the way they are in reality. Therefore the view through one camera might be washed out while the same view through a second camera with different settings is very dark, and you'll need to understand this.  

You switch between these Lighting modes by:

  1. Go to the VIEW Menu

You'll see the following screen (or something like it) and you should click the desired option at the bottom of the screen.

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